Vito (2013)

In the aftermath of Stonewall, a newly politicized Vito Russo found his voice as a gay activist and critic of LGBT representation in the media. He went on to write "The Celluloid Closet," the first book to critique… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 29, 2013
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Bruce Demara
Toronto Star

Vito Russo is a real-life hero. Vito, the documentary, tells us why.

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Ashley Norris

This documentary helps immortalise a man with a message of freedom, change, and achievement - one which may have been forgotten.

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Josh Slater-Williams
The Skinny

What remains of that great voice in archive form is a huge part of the film's success ...

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Christian C
"Vito" is informative and moving as it paints the portrait of a truly unique individual in the LGBT rights movement. Filled with relevant footage and… More
John Ballantine
Brilliant subject for the HBO documentary treatment. Not only an in depth look at a leader but a memorable chronicle of the early gay movement in New York.